Copyright Perspectives: Past, Present and Prospect by Brian FitzgeraldCopyright Perspectives: Past, Present and Prospect by Brian Fitzgerald

Copyright Perspectives: Past, Present and Prospect

byBrian FitzgeraldEditorJohn Gilchrist

Hardcover | June 25, 2015

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This book provides international and domestic perspectives on the law of copyright and is led by a foreword on the future of copyright by Dr Francis Gurry, Director General of WIPO and a chapter on the lessons for copyright policy in classical Roman law, by Justice Arthur Emmett. The body of this collection covers current perspectives in the digital age, from the application of the Berne Convention, to time shifting and intermediary copyright liability, as well as perspectives from developing and developed countries covering laws, user rights, open access, government use of copyright material and the use of the criminal law to proscribe copyright infringement.

Title:Copyright Perspectives: Past, Present and ProspectFormat:HardcoverDimensions:317 pagesPublished:June 25, 2015Publisher:Springer-Verlag/Sci-Tech/TradeLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:3319159127

ISBN - 13:9783319159126

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Table of Contents

Foreword - The Future of Copyrightby Francis Gurry.- Address of Victor Hugo to the International Literary Congress, Paris 1878translation by Mary and BenedictAtkinson.- Limitless InformationbyBenedict Atkinson andBrianFitzgerald.- Roman Law, Private Property and the Public Domain: Lessons for Copyright PolicybyArthur Emmett.- Country of Origin and Internet Publication: Applying the Berne Convention in the Digital Ageby Brian Fitzgerald, Sampsung Xiaoxiang Shi, Cheryl Foong and Kylie Pappalardo.- An Islamic Perspective on the Theories of Intellectual Propertyby Ezieddin Elmahjub.- IP and Development - A Road Map for Developing Countries in the 21stCenturybyRami Olwan and Brian Fitzgerald.- Evolution and Future Trends of Copyright Law in NigeriabyKunle Ola.-Copyright, Fair Use and the Australian ConstitutionbyKylie Pappalardo and Brian Fitzgerald.- The Crown Use of Copyright MaterialbyJohn Gilchrist.- Open Content Licensing of Public Sector Information and the Risk of Tortious Liability for Australian GovernmentsbyCheryl Foong.- Duty and Control in Intermediary Copyright Liability: An Australian PerspectivebyKylie Pappalardo.- Time Shifting in a Networked Digital World: Optus TV and Copyright in the CloudbySampsung Xiaoxiang Shi.- The Development of Copyright Offences in AustraliabySteven Gething.- Afterword - Is Copyright Reform Impossible?byIan Hargreaves.